metenteron

noun
met·​en·​ter·​on

Definition of metenteron

1 : the alimentary canal modified in any manner from the primitive archenteron
2 : one of the radial digestive chambers of an anthozoan — compare mesenteron

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Other Words from metenteron

metenteronic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦ränik \ adjective

History and Etymology for metenteron

New Latin, from meta- + enteron

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“Metenteron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metenteron. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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